Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take you inside and show you some of the latest preparations for tomorrow's game. >> and this woman's crusade. >> the run is in honor of my friend. >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weath
Nov 24, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >>> california may soon be one of the few states that require students to learn cursive handwriting. 45 of the 50 states are moving towards abandoning penmanship in an era of keyboards and cut and paste. opponents of cursive say it's no longer necessary and printing is sufficient. supporters say good hant writing help motor skills and is a symbol of personallality. >>> champion boxer hector camacho died in a hospital in puerto rico after being taken off life support. he won several world titles including two lightweight belts. after retirement he struggled with drugs and alcohol. camacho was shot tuesday while sitting in a car. he was 50 years old. >>> today fans from california and across the country are remembering actor larry hagman. a wreath of yellow roses was placed on his star at the hollywood walk of fame today. the actor who died yesterday standard as astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeanie," he was best-known as playing scheming oil man j.r. ewing on a dallas." exterior of the ranch stood in for the ewing home. larry hagman was a texas native. he died in dallas, surrounded by his fa
Nov 17, 2012 11:30pm PST
pulled a gun on him in oakland, california. >> on this night too short told the crowd 39-year-old williams has high on drugs. >> i'll tell you right now, [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: fans who paid as much as $100 to see williams feel like the joke was on them. >> to go out there and to be blatantly be disrespected to your face and i could understand whyesh -- why everybody wants their money back. >> we could not reach his promoter to find out if they plan to offer any refunds for the performance. >>> in oakland, a shooting in the city's lower diamond district left a 27-year-old man dead. officers found the man suffering from several gunshot wounds on plightner avenue around school street near 1:00 a.m. he was pronounced dead at the scene. there is no word on arrest or possible motive. this is oakland's 109th homicide of the year. there were 102 this time last year. >>> also in oakland, police are looking for a drunk driver who sent two people to the hospital in a hit-and-run this afternoon. a woman was putting items in the trunk of her car when she was struck on 105th avenue.
Nov 18, 2012 11:30pm PST
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb [ laug